Serving as a bridge between the academic and business communities, Auburn University’s RFID Center works with supply chain, retail, technology and manufacturing companies, and draws on the expertise of fellow faculty and students in the college of business, engineering and agriculture.

It...

Labelexpo Southeast Asia 2018 is supported by the Thai Screen Printing & Graphic Imaging Association (TSGA) and the Department of Industrial Promotion (DIP) under the Minister of Industry

Focused entirely on label and package printing in the region, Labelexpo Southeast Asia debuts at BITEC in Bangkok, Thailand on May 10-12.

Aimed at printers/converters, brand owners, label and packaging technicians, buyers and design specialists, the event's organizer expects visitors to...

Gulf Print & Pack Summit 2018 is a conference-led two-day educational event aimed at commercial printers, label and packaging converters, brand owners, designers and other members of the printing supply chain

The Middle East and surrounding markets have not been immune to these trends but are set to benefit. According to statistics from Smithers Pira, the total value for printing in the Middle East will be worth more than US$20 billion for the first time in 2018 as the market continues to grow and...

Thinfilm has hired John McNulty and promoted Christian Delay

McNulty brings over 25 years of marketing experience to Thinfilm with extensive experience in SaaS-based marketing and advertising technologies. His experience includes in-house marketing positions at startup and established technology companies as well as at large and small advertising agencies...

Close-up of CoCo LoCo bottles from Lee Stafford, featuring foils from API

Foils, laminates, and holographics can all work as part of the design to provide labels with the 'wow factor' that gives them an edge. These products by their nature beguile us – and when their impact is linked to an understanding of the specific brand’s values, the effect can be extremely...

Intelligent labeling applications are diverse

Its Intelligent Labelling offer brings together the supplier's portfolio of products for such applications. It is intended to support label converters in developing the opportunities in ‘smart’ labeling and packaging. With a very broad range of options, Avery Dennison stated that the portfolio ‘...

Thinfilm has signed British American Tobacco Global Travel Retail as a new customer for its SpeedTap NFC tags

BAT GTR is launching a connected edition of its Dunhill brand using SpeedTap tags. The on-carton tags, which integrate with Thinfilm's CNECT cloud-based platform, convert each physical Dunhill product into a digital channel that facilitates direct brand-to-consumer connections. BAT GTR will use...

Kezzler, a specialist in serialization technologies, has named Christine Charlotte Akselsen as its new CEO

Prior to joining Kezzler, Akselsen was most recently CEO of outdoors product company Sweet Protection. Through this venture, she developed a deep understanding of the physical value chain, while growing a consumer brand with global reach, according to Kezzler. She completed the sale of the...

Cosmo Films plant at Karjan, Vadodara

With installation of these lines, the company’s annual CPP film capacity will go from 1,800 metric tonnes to 9,300 metric tonnes, while metallized film capacity will increase from 15,000 metric tonnes to 22,500 metric tonnes.

These new lines have been commissioned at the company’s...

Shi Jianping is general secretary of the Flexo Printing Branch of the Printing Technology Association of China (PTAC)

L&L: What are the major responsibilities of the Flexo Printing Branch of the Printing Technology Association of China? And what is its role in China’s industrial development? 

Shi Jianping: The Flexo Printing Branch of the Printing Technology...

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